Films Franchised: Making Movies into Slot Games.
According to Variety, box office cinema revenue topped over $26 billion globally in 2022. iGaming revenue came in at $58.2 billion in 2021. Companies looking to profit from new products in these sectors look towards films they can franchise. Blueprint Gaming is a company that has produced over 300 casino slot games. They have won numerous industry awards. They integrated some of their bigger branded games into their Jackpot King and Jackpots.com series, paying out over £60 million in prize money. The key to success is offering something familiar but giving players a reason to play.
The Goonies games produced by Blueprint Gaming capture the sense of adventure the film encapsulates. The slots are packed with homages to every memorable moment from the movie. Blueprint has expanded the franchise to four hit slots - The Goony's Slot (2018), The Goun's Jackpot King Slot, The Goon's Scratchcard Game (2020), and The The goun’s Return Slot in 21st century.
Ted is a 2012 comedy film. It spawned a sequel, Ted 2, and a TV series. Blueprint Gaming has adapted the film into several games. The franchise extends beyond the original slot game Ted (2017) and now includes Ted Pub Fruit series (2019), Ted Megaways (2020), and Ted Cash and Lock (2022).
Sausage Party is a hilarious and foul-moutgoing comedy. The casino slot game is based on the movie. It features the voices of Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig and Edward Norton. There are bonus features such as Skin on Wilds, Frank’s Hot Dog Wild, Mighty Douche Colossal Reels and Keen As F%$*in” Mustard.
This is Spinal Tap is a slot game based on the 1984 mockumentary. It follows the band's US tour promoting their comeback album. The game was released in 2018. It's a fun game with some swears and references to the film. Players are reminded to stay within their limits and seek advice if they feel they are no longer in control of their spending.